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The Shores is located in the heart of Lake Erie Shores & Islands with top attractions minutes away.  Below are some of the area’s top attractions and another reason to select The Shores as your vacation destination.

Cedar Point (25 Minutes)

Cedar Point is a 364-acre amusement park located on a Lake Erie peninsula in Sandusky, Ohio. Opened in 1870, it is the second-oldest operating amusement park in the United States behind Lake Compounce.  Known as the “roller coaster capital of the world”, Cedar Point will certainly be one of the highlights of your stay.

Put-in-Bay (5 Minutes to Jet Express Ferry)

Often referred to as the Key West of the Midwest, Put-in-Bay is a can’t miss destination during your stay.  Brimming with over 40 places to eat and drink, Put-in-Bay is well worth spending a full day to enjoy the 2 x 4 mile island.  The Jet Express is located in Downtown Port Clinton and advertises as the fastest and most comfortable ride to Put-in-Bay.

African Safari (7 Minutes)

The African Safari Wildlife Park is a drive through wildlife park in Port Clinton.  Visitors can drive through the 100-acre preserve and watch and feed the animals from their car. Visitors can spend as much time in the preserve as they wish, observing and feeding the animals, before proceeding to the walk through part of the park, called Safari Junction

Monsoon Lagoon (5 Minutes)

Watering Hole Safari and Water Park is an indoor/outdoor family fun park, including a walk-through safari zoo featuring animals from around the world including giraffe, zebra, goats, kangaroo, and more.  It’s also an outdoor waterpark with kids tree house, two-story slide tower, swim up tiki bar, baby splash pool, and lazy river.

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